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Definition of "filamentous" [fil•a•men•tous]

  • Having the form of threads or filaments; filamented. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "filamentous" in a sentence
  • "However, given that H1 is not essential in simple metazoans, such as filamentous fungi and also in specialized protozoa, we have good reason to suspect it might likewise be nonessential for less specialized protozoa."
  • "The same approach for 'awakening' new antibiotic production pathways could also be used to tap other micro-organisms, such as filamentous fungi, for sources of biologically active compounds."
  • "Luckily in this case, the end of the card where the station code was written was in better shape than the rest and after I removed some of the overlaying filamentous stuff (fungal remains?), the station code appeared: MO-53 from the Monocacy survey."